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Maine Initiatives appoints executive director

on Jan. 27, 2015, at 1:50 p.m.
BRUNSWICK, Maine — The Board of Directors of Maine Initiatives is pleased to announce the appointment of Philip Walsh as Executive Director. Phil comes to Maine Initiatives from Bates College in Lewiston where he has served as director of the Office for External Grants since 2011. Prior to his work …
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Capitol Dental Care 2nd Annual Poster Contest 2015

Capitol Dental Care 2nd Annual Poster Contest: ‘Brave Smiles’

By Cecelia Conroy on Jan. 27, 2015, at 1:47 p.m.
Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.Friday, Feb. 27, 2015 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Location: Capitol Dental Care, 278 State Street, Augusta, Maine For more information: 207-622-9215; capitoldentalme.com Augusta, ME – Capitol Dental Care understands that good oral health habits are formed early. This February, Capitol Dental …
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Complete Dentistry 2nd Annual Poster Contest 2015

Complete Dentistry 2nd Annual Poster Contest: ‘Brave Smiles’

By Cecelia Conroy on Jan. 27, 2015, at 1:46 p.m.
Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.Friday, Feb. 27, 2015 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Complete Dentistry, 7 Thompson Street, Wilton, Maine For more information: 207-645-4994; completedentistrymaine.com Wilton, ME – Complete Dentistry understands that good oral health habits are formed early. This February, Complete Dentistry celebrates National …
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Center Street Dental Poster Contest Flyer 2015

Center Street Dental 4th Annual Poster Contest: ‘Brave Smiles’

By Cecelia Conroy on Jan. 27, 2015, at 12:53 p.m.
Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.Friday, Feb. 27, 2015 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Center Street Dental, 26 Cross Street, Auburn, Maine For more information: 207-784-2211; centerstreetdental.net Auburn, ME – Center Street Dental understands that good oral health habits are formed early. This February, Center Street …
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HOPE Festival Organizational Table Applications Available

By Ilze Petersons on Jan. 27, 2015, at 12:41 p.m.
Saturday, April 25, 2015 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: New Balance Student Recreation and Fitness Center University of Maine, Hilltop Road, Orono, Maine For more information: 207-942-9343; peacectr.org 21st annual HOPE Festival! Saturday, April 25th, 11am – 3pm Student Recreation and Fitness Center University of Maine, Orono People come …
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St. Martin’s continues suppers to raise money to replace church’s roof

on Jan. 27, 2015, at 12:07 p.m.
Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Location: St. Martin’s Church, 19 Colby St., Millinocket, Maine For more information: 207-723-5902   MILLINOCKET, Maine — A nearly yearlong effort to raise money for St. Martin’s roof fund through monthly suppers has paid off at St. Martin of Tours Church in Millinocket. …
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Water powered up and down sawmill on the Leonard's Mills Living History Campus inside the Maine Forest and Logging Museum, Bradley, Maine.

Maine Forest and Logging Museum selected to attend Nonprofit Day

By Jill Packard on Jan. 27, 2015, at 12:03 p.m.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 27, 2015 Contact: Jill Packard, Executive Director Phone: 207-974-6278 E-mail:executivedirector@maineforestandloggingmuseum.org Maine Forest and Logging Museum selected to attend Nonprofit Day Bradley, ME – The Maine Forest and Logging Museum joins the Maine Association of Nonprofits at the 12th annual Maine Nonprofit Day at the State House. …
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Anne Danforth of Chelsea, (left) Cathy Anderson of Jefferson, Sue Staples of Bangor and Jan Flowers of Winterport, singing as Heart 'n Soul, are ready to deliver Singing Valentines on Feb. 13 and 14.

Maine-ly Harmony fundraiser offers singing Valentine’s

Bangor Daily News on Jan. 27, 2015, at 11:23 a.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine – The ladies of Maine-ly Harmony’s barbershop quartets are ready to brave the weather to seek out your loved one with a rose and a love song on Friday or Saturday, Feb. 13 or 14, as a fundraiser to help the group continue its performances. Maine-ly Harmony Chorus meets at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays in …
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State Library connects patrons with adaptive technology to read U.S. currency

on Jan. 27, 2015, at 11:02 a.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine State Librarian James Ritter has announced that users of the Maine State Library Talking Books Plus program are eligible to apply for free currency readers provided by the U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing. To qualify for the device, the patron must have a doctor-certified disability that impairs …
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Maine Association of Nonprofits Releases Impact Report as Nonprofit Week Begins

By Jill Packard on Jan. 27, 2015, at 10:54 a.m.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lori Gramlich, Director of Public Policy, Tel: Lori Gramlich 0207-871-1885 Email: LGramlich@NonprofitMaine.org Maine Association of Nonprofits Releases Impact Report as Nonprofit Week Begins Portland, ME (January 26, 2015) – The Maine Association of Nonprofits (MANP), the largest membership organization in the state serving Maine’s nonprofit sector, …
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John Burns of Maine Venture Fund to Speak on Innovation Economy at February PubHub

By Alison Harris on Jan. 27, 2015, at 10:11 a.m.
Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Casco Bay Tech Hub, 30 Danforth St., 2nd Floor, Portland, Maine For more information: cascobaytechhub.com/pubhub/ Burns will speak on February 3 at Casco Bay Tech Hub – join your peers for good conversation, insightful ideas, and complimentary food and drinks …
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At the Camden Lions Club event were (from left): Jim Morse, school poster coordinator; Alexandra Southworth, Natalie Smith, Lili Nelson and Lion Jerry Stone, poster chairman.

Camden Lions award International Peace Poster winners

on Jan. 27, 2015, at 9:54 a.m.
CAMDEN, Maine —  At a recent Camden Lions dinner meeting, three Lions International Peace Poster winners were honored along with their families. This year’s winners included: Lili Nelson, Natalie Smith and Alexandra Southworth, all sixth-grade students of teacher Jim Morse, middle school social studies. Morse has been coordinating the peace …
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TAMC announces December 2014 Births

By TAMC Communication and Development on Jan. 27, 2015, at 9 a.m.
Aroostook County – TAMC welcomed the following “Special Deliveries” born at A.R. Gould Memorial Hospital in Presque Isle during the month of December 2014. Blaine A Girl, Scarlett Grace Clair, born December 12, to Maura Delong and Stephen Clair of Blaine. Maternal Grandparents are Charles and Donna Delong on Westfield. …
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World Cancer Day to be marked in The County by TAMC, ACAP/Healthy Aroostook and DOC

By TAMC Communication and Development on Jan. 27, 2015, at 8:56 a.m.
Aroostook County – Having a mammogram at TAMC on Wednesday, February 4 pays in more ways than one as the medical center, in partnership with the Aroostook County Action Program’s (ACAP) Healthy Aroostook project and Daigle Oil Company, mark World Cancer Day by providing CITGO gas cards to those who …
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Documentary ‘John Imber’s Left Hand’ postponed to March 24

Bangor Daily News on Jan. 27, 2015, at 8:27 a.m.
BANGOR, Maine —  The documentary film “John Imber’s Left Hand” directed by Richard Kane has been rescheduled from 7 p.m. Jan. 27 to 7 p.m. March 24, at Gracie Theatre, Husson University, One College Circle, due to the snowstorm.  A question and answer period with Director Kane and co-producer  Melody …
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KeyBank in Ellsworth closed Jan. 27

on Jan. 27, 2015, at 7:27 a.m.
ELLSWORTH, Maine — Keybank in Ellsworth will be closed Tuesday, Jan.27, due to the snowstorm. It will reopen at 8:30am Wednesday, Jan. 28.   This post was contributed by a community member. Submit your news →
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Winter Family Day at Hirundo Wildlife Refuge

By Gudrun Keszoecze on Jan. 26, 2015, at 9:29 p.m.
Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Hirundo Wildlife Refuge, 35 Hudson Rd, Alton/Old Town, Maine For more information: 2073942171; hirundomaine.org Alton/Old Town Hirundo Wildlife Refuge’s Winter Family Day on February 8, offers a great line-up of programs and activities for all ages and abilities. Song in …
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Looking for Civilisation

By anncarter on Jan. 26, 2015, at 5:15 p.m.
At 7 p.m. this Friday evening at the Lincoln Memorial Library (Rte. 86) in Dennysville, there will begin a Lecture and Discussion Series entitled “Looking for Civilisation.” Featuring Kenneth Clark’s award winning TV series “Civilisation,” those who gather will have the opportunity to view the wonderful programs put together by …
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Understanding and Managing Neck Pain & Text Neck, FREE CLINIC

By Brewer Physical Therapy on Jan. 26, 2015, at 5:08 p.m.
Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Brewer Physical Therapy and Spine Clinic, 51 Main Rd, Holden, Maine For more information: 207-989-4122; brewerphysicaltherapy.com Come join us at Brewer Physical Therapy & Spine Clinic, on Wednesday February 18th at 6pm, for our first FREE CLINIC of the New …
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VA Maine Healthcare System closed Jan. 27 

on Jan. 26, 2015, at 4:49 p.m.
TOGUS, Maine — Due to the major winter storm, VA Maine HCS outpatient clinics and non-critical services will be closed Jan. 27 due to the snowstorm, but will be open for normal operations on Wednesday, Jan. 28.  The closure includes the Togus VA Medical Center as well as all of the Maine Community-Based …
 
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